Gourmet Greens

PacSci Blog Search for: Recent Stories Gourmet Greens An update on PacSci’s experiment to create a sustainable food supply for our resident stick insects at our main campus in Seattle. Exploring The World of Tinkering In this PacSci Podcast we explore our Tinker...

A Million Ways to Reproduce

PacSci Blog Fascinating article from The New York Times about some of our favorite insects, stick insects. The residents in our current exhibit, Our Plentiful Planet, are known for their camouflage: their stick-like appearance helps to keep them hidden from predators....

Eating Us in to House and Home: Stick Insects and Sustainability

PacSci Perspectives Butterflies may take center stage in our Tropical Butterfly House, but Pacific Science Center is also home to a host of other spectacular insects. Take our three species of stick insects for example; these maestros of mimicry and camouflage are...

Stick Insect Environmental Alert

  Do you have a pet stick insect, or a colony of them that you have been caring for? Even if you have just one bug, you could end up with more of them than you know what to do with. These insects reproduce by parthenogenesis, which means the female can self-fertilize...
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